Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry

Guest Speaker 2017
Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry is Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and General Theory of Value at Harvard.

Interests:

Beauty and its relation to justice. Mental, verbal, and material creation. Citizenship and consent. The language of physical pain. 19th-Century British Novel. 20th-Century Drama.

Selected Works:

Thermonuclear Monarchy (2014), Thinking in an Emergency (2011), Rule of Law, Misrule of Men (2010), Who Defended the Country? (2003), On Beauty and Being Just (1999), Dreaming by the Book (1999), Resisting Representation (1994), The Body in Pain (1985).